Justice in Mexico

Justice in Mexico Project Releases April News Report

The Justice in Mexico Project of the Trans-Border Institute (TBI) at the University of San Diego, released the April 2012 Monthly News Report. This reports are based on regular monitoring of international, national, and sub-national developments affecting the rule of law Mexico.


The highlights of this month’s report are:


  • Ejecuciones remain lower than in 2011, nongovernmental and social organizations continue to emphasize human costs
  • 13 taxi cab drivers killed in Guerrero and Nuevo León
  • Former CFE official arrested for second time on corruption charges
  • New York Times reveals corruption and cover-up involving Wal-Mart de México
  • “Our Future Mexico” demands change from presidential candidates
  • Mexican Senate committees approve judicial reform to try soldiers in civilian courts


To view the full report, click here: April 2012.



Many thanks to TBI Research Associate Cory Molzahn, who helped compile this report. The report was edited by Kimberly Heinle, with research assistance from Octavio Rodríguez, Margaret Serrano, Dylan Heyden, Diana Rodriguez-Agiss, and Stephanie Borrowdale. Thanks also to you for your continued interest and support.



The monthly reports, as well as the latest drug violence maps, are available on the project website (www.justiceinmexico.org). You can follow the project on Twitter (@JusticeinMexico) and Facebook (www.facebook.com/JusticeinMexico). Also, the database of crime indicators can be accessed on the TBI website (www.sandiego.edu/tbidata).

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